Holidays in Vöran
Vöran - High above the Etschtal valley
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Holidays in Vöran

Vöran - High above the Etschtal valley

High above the Etschtal valley at 1,200 m a.s.l., lies the small village of Vöran/Verano with 930 inhabitants. The mild climate invites visitors year round for walks and hikes through the woods and meadows of the mountain plateau.

Places of interest and location of Vöran

The village of Vöran is easy to reach, either with the cable car from Burgstall/Postal to the centre of Vöran or via the panoramic roads from Terlan/Terlano – Mölten/Meltina or Meran/Merano – Hafling/Avelengo.
Worth seeing in Vöran are the old thatched roofs of the some mountain farms, which are of bayuvarian origin. In addition to the idyllic farms, there are three red porphyry rocks, called Rotstein, Beimstein and Timpfler Knott. On the Rotstein Knott you can find the unique and interactive art installation “Knottnkino” (knott meaning rock, kino meaning cinema), one of the most beautiful viewpoints in South Tyrol. Sitting in wooden cinema seats, you can observe Meran and the Etschtal valley as well as the surrounding mountains. The Knottnkino³ circuit trail connects the three landmarks of Vöran in a four-hour hike.

Hiking in Vöran and surroundings

Around Vöran you will find numerous hiking trails, year in and year out. In addition to the Knottnkino and its circuit trail, you can reach the Stoanernen Mandln (stone men) from Vöran. The Sunnseitn Steig trail from Burgstall to Vöran is a popular running and speed hiking trail. But also hiking trails for families can be found in Vöran and the surrounding area. Various restaurants and mountain huts invite you to a stop for delicious food in front of an amazing mountain backdrop.
One thing is certain: In Vöran, unique views and culinary delights go hand in hand.
On this page, you will find an overview of available accommodation in the locality of Verano/Vöran above Merano, ranging from B & B’s and farm holidays to luxury 4-star hotels or self-catering apartments. Everyone will be able to find its preferred means of accommodation in Verano.